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. nhk world reports. >> reporter: imuran khan is rising. the 60-year-old is the most closely watched politician in pakistan. he draws ever bigger crowds in recent years. across the country, tens of thousands turn out to hear him speak. kahn first became famous on the field of pakistan's most popular sport, cricket. >> gets into the gap as well. >> reporter: as captain of the national team in 1992, he enthralled the nation when pakistan won its first ever cricket world cup. khan later moved into politics, establishing his own political party, the pakistan movement for justice. his green card image won new supporters, especially among younger age groups. [ chanting ] >> reporter: power in pakistan has swung back and forth between the two big parties, but rampant corruption and numerous military coups have left the nation's politics in turmoil. voters are increasingly frustrated with established parties. khan's movement for justice is expected to make major gains in the upcoming election. >> they will be wiped out. they will be destroyed in the elections. they will lose, so, therefore,
world cup. khan later moved into politics, establishing his own political party, the pakistan movement for justice. his clean-cut image won popularity, especially among the underage groups. power in pakistan has traditionally swung back and forth between the two big parties but corruption has left the nation's politics in turmoil. voters are increasingly movement for justice is expected to make major gains in the upcoming election. >> they will be wiped out. they will be destroyed in the elections. they will lose so therefore there is a great desire for change. >> reporter: khan's key difference is his policy for the united states. he has favored keeping the good relationship with the u.s. and important incentive. and governments have by and large turned a blind eye to u.s. drone attacks. but public anger over civilian casualties is growing. anti-u.s. sentiment is on the rise. khan says pakistan has suffered enough during the past decade. it resonates with voters. >> translator: let's withdraw from the meaningless war led by america. what we need is a new policy. >> when you do a bomb
others, and we have ambassador riaz mohammed khan of among other posts was a foreign minister and also investor in china. we have ambassador said jawad, ambassador of afghanistan to the united states all of whom have been intimately involved with respect to issues regarding afghanistan, regarding the region. we called the event back to the future. some people have spoken to me before about this and what do we really mean by that. we will let that emerge as the discussion goes on but we know we have a lot of fundamental issues to talk about, certainly military presence has been an issue that has been talked about in the newspapers a lot with governments and important issue, regional issues, economic are an important issue. technical issues such as what agreements might be signed between the united states and afghanistan are important for the role of pakistan and many others. with that, let me turn to our three speakers, each of whom will speak for summer between six and ten minute roughly speaking and then we will open up to questions or dialogue with respect to the audience. we will st
million lottery jackpot. nbc's kevin tibbles reports. >> urooj khan was feeling lucky after he won a million dollars in the illinois lottery last june. >> i donated to churches and everything. >> reporter: not even a month after posing with the giant check, khan, who was 46 years old, died. at the time the medical examiner ruled he died of natural causes. >> very healthy. very hardworking person. >> reporter: but relatives raised suspicions and authorities discovered he was poisoned with cyanide. >> he went from work straight home. ate his last dinner. >> reporter: no suspects have been named. khan's siblings are in a legal battle with his widow over his lottery winnings. in probate court documents, khan's brother says he wants to ensure that khan's daughter, from a prior marriage, receives her proper share. nbc news talked to khan's widow at his dry cleaning business. she would not go on camera but says she still can't believe someone would want to harm him. he was such a nice person, no one would dare do that. authorities now want to exhume khan's body. kevin tibbles, nbc news, c
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